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Magicana (New Zealand)

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50th Anniversary Issue
EditorsHarold Chandler, Colin Smith, Jim Reilly, Michael Woolf
First issueJanuary-February 1953
Final issueJune 2013
Total issues361

Magicana (1953-2013) was a bi-monthly Magic Periodical from New Zealand started by the Waikato Society of Magicians in the 1950s. Beginning with the first issue of dated January-February 1953, it was was published continuously for 60 years. [1]

The first subscription in 1953 cost ten shillings for six issues.[2]

Escalating costs and diminution of advertising lead to the final issue being produced in June 2013, Volume 60 Number 361 .[3]

The editors of Magicana over its history were:


  2. Tops, June 1953